Linear equations may be solved by isolating the variable or variables. Solving linear equations involves undoing whatever operations have been done to the variable and putting the variable alone on one side of the equal ... More »

Linear equations are used to solve problems involving distance, speed and time, especially in transportation and travel. They are also used to solve problems of weight, mass and density. More »

To write the equation of a line, find the slope and the y-intercept, and incorporate them into slope-intercept form. If you do not know the slope and the intercept, you can also use point-slope form, as long as you have ... More »

Linear algebra originated as the study of linear equations and the relationship between a number of variables. Linear algebra specifically studies the solution of simultaneous linear equations. More »

Linear graphs represent the behavior of dependent variables that sit along a straight line with regard to independent variables, while nonlinear graphs represent variables that don't. Common functions that result in nonl... More »

The graph of a linear equation forms a straight line, while a non-linear equation's graph does not form a straight line.Most equations can be graphed on a Cartesian coordinate plane using the variables x and y. More »

Linear sequences are simple series of numbers that change by the same amount at each interval. The simplest linear sequence is one where each number increases by one each time: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and so on. More »